Botanical artists are becoming more interested in painting on vellum of late.
This post introduces All About Vellum - a new webpage on this site. It provides an overview of painting on vellum plus tips and techniques and links to more information and suppliers
The new page on this website is located in the EDUCATION section and is called just 'Vellum" in the drop down menu.
It includes all the best references I know about:
If you have any suggestions for more great links to useful resources please leave a comment and state the link.
The page includes a video I made at one of the demonstrations at last years annual exhibition by the Society of Botanical Artists. Shevaun Doherty (who is the new tutor on painting vellum for the SBA's Distance Learning Diploma Course) demonstrated how a pink paint could not be lifted from watercolour paper - but could be lifted to leave a clean surface from a piece of vellum.
Of course if you want to get the paint to stay put you also need to master the art of painting with a barely damp brush!
Shevaun will be demonstrating again at the SBA 2016 Annual Exhibition. Her session on "Painting on Vellum' is scheduled for 1pm to 5pm on Friday 15th April.
News & Resources
About Botanical Art and
For Botanical Artists
Katherine Tyrrell writes about botanical art and artists and has followers all over the world.
© Katherine Tyrrell 2015-16
Unauthorised use or duplication of ANY material on this blog without written permission is strictly prohibited. Please respect copyright of all artists featured here.
Subscribe to BAA News
Get every blog post emailed to you when you Subscribe to Botanical Art & Artists - News by Email
What's your news?
This blog highlights news - in brief - about botanical art exhibitions around the world. Use the Contact form to tell me about an exhibition and provide a summary of relevant information. If listing your event I will ask you for relevant images.
2016 Workshops, Classes & Courses
Find out about botanical art workshops, classes courses in 2016 offered by various organisations and artists in the UK and USA
BAA News Archives
This page Botanical Art & Artists on my main blog has an archive of blog posts about past exhibitions of the Society of Botanical Art and Artists
News Blog about artists, awards, exhibitions etc.
Please send me .
- news to share
- info. about exhibitions
- any suggestions for what you'd like to see on this website
- Books about Botanical Art History
- History of Botanical Art
- Botanical Art Online
Contact me if you'd like to promote workshops and courses on this site.
This website is free to you but not for me! (See Affiliate Income below)